Founder, Ph.D., APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, Dip. ACLM

Loureen Downes

Dr. Loureen Downes, a certified family nurse practitioner serves as the CEO of Smart Healthcare PA. Throughout her illustrious career, spanning 26 years as a family nurse practitioner, she has played integral roles in various clinical settings, such as primary healthcare, emergency departments, cardiac rehabilitation, and critical care. She holds board certification as a family nurse practitioner and her primary care practice emphasizes lifestyle behaviors and chronic disease management. Dr. Downes earned her Ph.D. in nursing from the University of Connecticut and completed her MSN as a nurse practitioner at Florida Atlantic University. Her leadership and expertise have significantly contributed to the field of healthcare and nursing education.

Loureen Downes’ professional expertise distinctly showcases her unwavering commitment to the healthcare sector. Her areas of specialization encompass:

  • Lifestyle Medicine: Loureen is deeply involved in integrating lifestyle choices into medical practice to enhance patient health.
  • Nutrition: She places a strong emphasis on the role of diet in health maintenance and disease prevention.
  • Disease Prevention: Loureen is dedicated to preemptive healthcare measures to prevent illnesses before they manifest.
  • Type 2 Diabetes and Diabetes Self-Management Education: Her work in managing and educating about Type 2 Diabetes is particularly notable.

Loureen’s professional affiliations further reflect her active participation and leadership in the healthcare community:

  • She is a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
  • In Florida, she is a Licensed Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner.
  • She holds ANCC certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • As a Certified Diplomate of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, she contributes significantly to the field.

At Smart Healthcare PA, Loureen Downes leads with a vision focused on innovative practices and unwavering dedication to patient care, continually advancing the field of healthcare.

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